[rescue] (Offtopic) X-Message-Flag fun for Outlook  users

Bryan Gurney arb_npx42 at comcast.net
Sat Jul 29 20:53:44 CDT 2006

On Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:47:19 -0400, Lionel Peterson  
<lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:

>> From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>> Date: 2006/07/29 Sat PM 08:19:37 CDT
>> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>> Subject: Re: [rescue] (Offtopic) X-Message-Flag fun for Outlook  users
>> Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> I'm curious, did you install x64 bit Vista or x86? (Who in the hell  
>>> ever came up with x64 as a name?)
>> I thought AMD coined x86-64 and AMD64.  Who turned x86-64 into x64, I
>> don't know.  I personally haven't seen x64 in use.  Where are you  
>> seeing it?
> Oh, and of course: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X64

There's also http://www.sun.com/x64/index.jsp .  I think that Sun coined  
the "x64" term.

The Inquirer also came up with "iAMD64" when Intel announced that they  
were adopting the x86-64 extensions for the P4.

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